Mondaq USA: Intellectual Property > Trade Secrets
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On May 8, 2019, Washington State Governor Jay Inslee signed new restrictions on noncompetition covenants for Washington employees.
Jones Day
A trade secret is any information used in one's business that derives independent economic value from not being generally known.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 created a federal civil cause of action for owners of trade secrets that have been misappropriated.
Hogan Lovells
As artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are integrated into an increasing number of products and services, protection and enforcement issues involving patents and trade secrets will likely increase.
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
As a new business, developing an IP strategy from day one is essential. IP is one of your company's most valuable assets and therefore laying the foundations for robust long-term protection
Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz
Based in part on the lack of expert testimony, the court subsequently granted summary judgment in favor of PepsiCo.
Ropes & Gray LLP
This podcast also includes SiliconSpeak, a report of recent legal news in the semiconductor industry.
Fenwick & West LLP
The U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator submitted its Annual Intellectual Property Report to Congress in February.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
A federal decision recently reminded businesses about the importance of taking appropriate measures to protect their proprietary information before any misappropriation occurs. In Abrasic 90 Inc. v. Weldcote Medals, Inc.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Washington state has joined the ranks of an ever-growing number of states that impose significant restrictions on employee non-compete agreements.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) recently issued some expectations/guidance to industry members on FINRA's expectations when a broker leaves for another firm.
Littler Mendelson
On May 8, 2019, Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed Engrossed Substitute House Bill 1450 (HB 1450), radically altering the law governing noncompetition agreements and moonlighting prohibitions in Washington State.
Orrick
It's among an in-house counsel's worst nightmares. A former business partner, ex-employee, consultant, or competitor has stolen your company's trade secret information. Company management
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Caramel Crisp LLC, the owner of Garrett Popcorn Shops, the renowned Chicago-based purveyor of deliciously flavored popcorn, recently filed suit in federal court in Chicago against its former director of research and development, ...
Berman Fink Van Horn P.C.
Another key factor in determining the risk of trade secret theft is the employee's role in the company.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
As readers of this blog know, most trade secret misappropriation claims are brought in civil complaints—but a recent case out of Pennsylvania reveals how quickly the tables can turn on a civil
Butler Snow LLP
A federal court of appeals recently found that there was nothing wrong with a company monitoring a departed employee's Facebook account and using that information to pursue a trade secrets
Orrick
The stakes couldn't be higher in the race amongst Silicon Valley self-driving companies vying to be the first to bring the industry-changing technology to market.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The Alleghany Court of Common Pleas in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, recently denied a law firm's request to enjoin its former partner from retaining a database that contained various information
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The income threshold is likely to be the most widely reported facet of the act.
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Butler Snow LLP
Many companies hire employees that have gained experience at competitors. In fact, it is fairly standard; and there isn't anything wrong with that practice.
Butler Snow LLP
A federal court of appeals recently found that there was nothing wrong with a company monitoring a departed employee's Facebook account and using that information to pursue a trade secrets
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Orrick
The stakes couldn't be higher in the race amongst Silicon Valley self-driving companies vying to be the first to bring the industry-changing technology to market.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The income threshold is likely to be the most widely reported facet of the act.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
As readers of this blog know, most trade secret misappropriation claims are brought in civil complaints—but a recent case out of Pennsylvania reveals how quickly the tables can turn on a civil
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The Alleghany Court of Common Pleas in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, recently denied a law firm's request to enjoin its former partner from retaining a database that contained various information
Orrick
On May 11, 2016, the U.S. Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) created a federal remedy for trade secret misappropriation and added trade secret theft as an act that can form a predicate for Racketeering
Drew Eckl & Farnham, LLP
We have noticed a troubling trend in recent product liability cases in which plaintiffs' counsel will not agree to a protective order concerning a manufacturer's confidential documents without the inclusion of a so-called "sharing provision".
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